10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players

4th Jun 2013 | 15:30

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Dwayne Johnson
Can you smell what the rock is cooking? It's a softly strummed solo, we reckon...

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Amanda Palmer
She's controversial as hell, but she knows how to wail on a uke

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Beirut
Zachary Condon has been indie-rocking the ukulele for some time now

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Eddie Vedder
Pearl Jam's main man is not adverse to four string lovin', and even made an album called Ukulele Songs

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Elvis Presley
Here's the King making a uke sing in Blue Hawaii

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Roger Daltrey
The Who's front man isn't adverse to a bit of uke-based strumming

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Rocky Marciano
Here's the only undefeated heavyweight boxing champion getting his giant hands round a tiny four string

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Elvis Costello
Costello is a dyed in the wool uke fanatic

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Will. I. Am
The Black Eyed Peas man with the terribly spelled name isn't shy when it comes to strumming out a tune or two

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

10 famous (and surprising) ukulele players
Zooey Deschanel
The ultra-cutesy actress turned ultra-cutesy She & Him singer is, unsurprisingly, a fan of the ultra-cutesy ukulele

Don't forget that Play Guitar Now: Ukulele is available now from WHSmiths and all good newsagents, or you can order a copy online. Now get strumming!

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